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BigFix Retrieved Properties List

The American University in Cairo (AUC) respects your privacy, and BigFix does not collect any direct personal identifiers (email, calendar events, contacts, personal files) from your laptop or desktop computer.

Find below a full list of data collected by BigFix:

  • Property

    Information Retrieved

    Basic Input/Output System (BIOS)

    The vendor, version, and/or date of your computer's BIOS.

    Computer Model

    Your computer's model name as provided by the vendor; also indicates whether your computer is a laptop, workstation, or server (that is, running one of the servers editions of Windows).

    Central Processing Unit (CPU)

    The type (vendor/model) and speed of your computer's central processor.

    Free Space on System Drive

    The size of and amount of free space available on your computer's boot volume (typically drive C).

    Free and Total Space of Drives

    The size of and amount of free space available on all of your computer's fixed physical and logical drives.

    Random Access Memory (RAM)

    The amount of RAM installed in your computer.

    Serial Number

    Your computer's serial number is provided by the vendor.

    USB Mass Storage Device

    Make, model, serial number of externally connected USB mass storage devices.

  • Property

    Information Retrieved

    Blank Password Check

    Checks for blank passwords for all local user accounts on your computer. Only the account names without associated passwords are retrieved; any of these accounts that are disabled or have administrator rights are labeled as such.

    Boot Time of Operating System (OS)

    The date and time at which your computer was last started.

    LAN Manager (LM) Compatibility Level

    The level of security required for authentication between your computer and a remote computer.

    Operating System (OS)

    The version of the operating system is installed on your computer.

    Operating System and Service Pack

    The version of Windows is installed on your computer, including its Service Pack level.

    Operating System Language

    The localized version of Windows is installed on your computer.

    Registered Owner

    The name entered as "Owner" when your computer was first set up.

    User Name

    The currently logged-on user's Windows account name.

    Windows Automatic Update

    Indicates whether the Windows Automatic Update service is running on your computer, in what mode it is running, and if running on a schedule, the day and time at which the service checks for updates.

  • Property

    Information Retrieved

    Active Directory Path

    Your computer's location (if any) is in a Windows Active Directory domain.

    Computer Description

    The value entered in your computer's "Computer description" field.

    Computer Name

    Your computer's "computer" or "NetBIOS" name as it appears in

    the System Properties control panel (Windows) or System Preferences

    Sharing preference pane (Mac).

    DNS Name

    Your computer's local computer name or registered hostname followed

    by its current IP (Internet) domain as assigned by your Internet Service

    Provider.

    Domain/Workgroup

    The Windows NT domain or workgroup to which your PC

    belongs (if any).

    IP Addresses

    Your computer's current IP (Internet) addresses as assigned by

    your Internet Service Provider.

    MAC Addresses

    The hardware addresses of your computer's network interface cards.

  • Property

    Information Retrieved

    BES Client Version

    The version number of the BigFix client installed on your computer.

    BES Console Version

    The version number of the BigFix console (if any) installed on your computer.

    BES Relay Version

    The version number of the BigFix relay service (if any) installed on your computer.

    BigFix Relay Selection Method

    Indicates the selection method; automatic or manual, your BigFix client will use in order to locate BigFix relays.

    BigFix Relay Service Installed

    Indicates whether your computer has been configured by an administrator to function as a BigFix relay. This would never be done without your knowledge.

    Client Administrators

    The list of BigFix administrators who can manage your computer.

    Client Settings

    The list of all BigFix client settings on your computer.

    Distance to BES Relay

    The distance in terms of network hops (that is, the number of routers traversed) between your computer and the BigFix relay that it is currently using.

    Last Report Time

    The time at which the BigFix client on your computer lasts communicated with the BigFix server.

    Locked

    Indicates whether your computer has been locked so that the BigFix server cannot take any actions on it.

    Lock Expiration

    The time (if any) at which the locked status of your computer will expire.

    Relay

    The Domain Name System (DNS) name of the BigFix relay your client is currently using.

    Subscription Time

    The time and date when the BigFix client on your computer first communicated with the BigFix server.

    Special Unitary (SU) Group

    The AUC BigFix management group to which your computer is assigned. This property, along with SU Subgroup, determines who will have management rights for your computer.

    SU Subgroup

    The AUC BigFix management subgroup to which your computer is assigned. This property, along with group, determines who will have management rights for your computer.